Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances

In Australia, exposure of the general population to perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is low and declining, and there is no consistent evidence that this exposure has been harmful to human health.

Page last updated: 03 April 2017

Food Regulation Standing Committee Statement

FRSC Statement on Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and the general food supply (PDF 36 KB)
FRSC Statement on Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and the general food supply (Word 36 KB)

Further information

For further information please see the Australian Government Department of Health website - www.health.gov.au/pfas.